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Humimic Medical Showcases Products At Dubai Medical Conference

Accompanied by a contingent of life sciences leaders from SCbio, the South Carolina Department of Commerce, Upstate Alliance, the Charleston Regional Development Alliance and others, South Carolina is making its presence felt at Arab Health 2019 — the global medical and life sciences conference held annually in Dubai.  And Greenville’s own Humimic Medical is making its own presence felt as well.

Imagine a gelatin solution that mimics soft human tissue. One that doesn’t require refrigeration, and that opens doors to a world of medical industry research and training without the obstacles that come with cadavers.

The product exists, developed eight years ago by Joel Edwards in his Arkansas basement. It was sparked by an idea, and initially sold to defense companies for testing under the name Clear Ballistics.

In recent years, physicians and medical researchers took notice, prompting the spinoff of a company called Humimic Medical.

Read on for the full story from Greenville Business Magazine.

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Tamia Sumpter

Tamia is a driven senior undergraduate Bioengineering student currently enrolled at Clemson University. With a strong foundation in her field, she has honed her skills through hands-on experience in research and development at Eli Lilly & Company. During her time in the ADME department, Tamia contributed significantly by working on siRNAs and their applications in finding In Vitro-In Vivo Correlation (IVIVC). Looking ahead, Tamia has set her sights on a promising career in law. She aspires to specialize in Intellectual Property Law, with a particular focus on serving as in-house counsel for leading medical device or pharmaceutical companies. Her enthusiasm for this role is palpable as she prepares to embark on her legal journey! She is also a proud member of the Omicron Phi chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., PEER Mentor for Clemson PEER/WiSE, and currently serves as the President of Clemson Bioengineering Organization (CBO). With her unique blend of scientific knowledge and legal interests, Tamia is poised to make a meaningful impact in the healthcare and life sciences industries.